Gilmore Studios • Newport Beach, CA 92660 • Session by appointment only

Southern California

Newborn Photography

Orange County ● Los Angeles ● San Diego

Orange County lifestyle & studio newborn photographer

 

Capturing your babies first weeks of life

Those tiny toes, those clenched fists, those sweet puckered lips—newborns are everything sweet and tender; but your baby’s first few months are fleeting. Before you know it, your baby will be wide-eyed and having a hard time sitting still! Beautiful portraits help you hold on to a piece of this newborn phase forever.

No.1

 

Newborn Studio Sessions

Newborn sessions are done during the week at our studio when your little one is 5-14 days old. We encourage all families to come to the studio where we have tons of props and backgrounds for your new baby!

When: 5-14 days after birth

Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: Gilmore Studios Newport Beach, CA 92660

No.2

 

In-home lifestyle newborns sessions

In-home sessions are shot in a lifestyle, natural style, and take place in the comfort of your home. We will document your swaddled baby in the nursery with parents and siblings. We will bring a few swaddles in various colors, but please keep in mind we do not bring studio props to your home.

When: 5-14 days after birth

Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: Your home & baby's nursery

No.3

 

"First 48 Hours" Hospital Newborn Sessions

“First 48 hour” sessions are for families who want the first hours of their newborn's life captured. Sessions are done within 48 hours after birth at the hospital after mom has had a little time to recover. If you are doing a newborn session in addition to the first 48 hours, we have a package for both. Check out this Fresh 48 session video.

When: 48 hours after birth

Duration: 1-2 hours

Location: At the hospital or birthing center

"The only challenge we encountered was deciding which pictures to purchase as we loved them all."

Step one

Select a Newborn Session

Newborn sessions can be done as single sessions or combined together for the best value in our Watch Me Grow Collection. Photography products, digital files, and wall collections are purchased separately from your session fee. Please note, session fees are non-refundable.

Newborn Studio

Reserve a Studio Newborn session for $250

includes:

1 studio newborn session
Photographer's time + talent
Color correcting
Set design & newborn props
Online proofing gallery

 

*Please note, digital files & photo products sold separately

or

Newborn Lifestyle

Reserve a Lifestyle Newborn Session for $350

includes:

1 newborn lifestyle session
Photographer's time + talent
Color correcting
Online proofing gallery

 

*Please note, digital files & photo products sold separately

or

Fresh 48

Reserve a Fresh 48 hospital session for $450*

includes:

1 hospital session
Photographer's time + talent
Color correcting
15 digital images
Online proofing gallery

 

*Get a discount rate of $375 when booked with a studio or lifestyle newborn session

or

Most Popular

Reserve the Watch me Grow Collection for only $500*

 

Save $250 with our most popular session package

includes:

Newborn
Sitting Up
1st Birthday Cake Smash

 

*Add additional milestone sessions for $150 during the 1st year (maternity, gender reveal, 3 month or 9 month)

Step two

Select a Newborn Digital Collection

Newborn digital collections give you the ability to print your own canvases and prints, make your own announcements and create your own albums on your own. Please note the session fee is in addition to this collection.

Luxe Collection

$1050

includes:

20 digital images
40 images in a gallery

 

Please note the session fee is in addition to this collection.

or

Classic Collection

$850

includes:

15 digital images
30 images in a gallery

 

Please note the session fee is in addition to this collection.

or

Simple Collection

$650

includes:

10 digital images
20 images in a gallery

 

Please note the session fee is in addition to this collection.

Step Three

Add print Products

Add professional prints, canvas, albums, and press printed books to your order

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Newborn Photography FAQ

When should I book my newborn session?

The sooner you can get on the calendar, the better. Ideally, you’ll give us a call during your first or second trimester so we can pencil you in for your session somewhere near your due date. Then, when you are ready to go to the hospital, shoot us an email or text letting us know so we can schedule a date and time.

 

How old should my baby be for his/her newborn session?

Baby’s photograph best within the first 14 days of life. They’re naturally “scrunched up” deep sleepers, and don’t mind being moved around as much. We typically photograph the newborn session in the morning since your baby’s schedule is a little off at the beginning. We prefer sleeping babies but can work with a baby asleep or awake. Our studio is heated to help keep your little one sleepy.

 

How do I prepare for my newborn session?

Be sure to give them a bath and a full feeding before arriving at the studio. We will send you more detailed information once you have booked your session.

Can I book a Fresh 48 & a newborn session?

These two sessions are so different so we HIGHLY recommend booking both. One is not a substitute for the other. When booked together, you can get a discount session fee.

 

What props should I bring?

We have everything here at the studio. If you have something you would like in the photograph, just let us know, but we have a lot.

 

Will you pose us?

We help with posing in the studio and lifestyle sessions. However, the Fresh 48 is captured in documentary style with little to no posing.

 

Does the session fee include digital files?

Only the Fresh 48 includes some digital files in the set price. The session fee is for the photographer’s time and talent only. Digital files and other photography products can be purchased a-la-carte. Jennifer has spent countless hours perfecting her craft by photographing hundreds of babies and attending numerous newborn workshops around the country.

Your next step

Reserve your newborn session today!

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